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Dr. Prashanth

Dentist, Bangalore

Dr. Prashanth Dentist, Bangalore
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I'm dedicated to providing optimal health care in a relaxed environment where I treat every patients as if they were my own family....more
I'm dedicated to providing optimal health care in a relaxed environment where I treat every patients as if they were my own family.
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Dr. Prashanth is an experienced Dentist in Ulsoor, Bangalore. He is currently associated with Sri Renuka Sidda Dental Clinic in Ulsoor, Bangalore. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Prashanth on Lybrate.com.

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One of my friend his mouth is notopening properlly like 2 or three fingers can go inside his mouth.He is 20 right now But he used to eat taboco like chewing Now he smokes so just felt bad for him. Please advise.

MFDS RCPS (Glasgow), MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Most likely diagnosis is indeed Oral Submucous fibrosis. As for treatment, first and foremost, quit all tobacco and other habits, including paan and supari chewing. Then see a dentist or an Oral Surgeon and get a thorough evaluation.
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Madam I had some pain in my teeth from 10 days there were some blooding what can I do ?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Madam I had some pain in my teeth from 10 days there were some blooding what can  I do ?
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning along with surgical, gum strengthening procedure. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash after every meals. Use pepsodent tooth paste & gum paint for 2 to 3 weeks. Advance procedures can be done with laser. You may consult me in person. Dental tips: - visit a dentist every six months for cleaning and a thorough dental check-up. Limit sugary food to avoid tooth decay. Goggle your mouth thoroughly after every meal. Scrub gently to clean your tongue with a tongue cleaner. Floss all your teeth inter dentally & brush twice daily, morning & night, up & down short vertical strokes, with ultra-soft bristles, indicator brush.
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I am 49 yrs, male. I have third molar teeth at an angle and it is pushing the second molar teeth giving pain. X-ray showed both have cavity in them. Dentist advised to remove both. Is it OK. What are the possible side effects.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
You can get third molar removed but if second molar is not groosly carious then try to save it with Root canal treatment
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I get blood from my tooth gums when I get up in the morning and these days during the day feeling odd to speak to anyone, as it smells.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I get blood from my tooth gums when I get up in the morning and these days during the day feeling odd to speak to any...
We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning along with surgical curettage or gum strengthening procedure. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash after every meals. Use pepsodent tooth paste & gum paint for 2 to 3 weeks.
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Doctor my age is 49 years. Last six month I am very depressed family problem .last month in my teeth blood is coming. So give me advice for this problem. Thanking you.

BDS, Basic Life Support (B.L.S)
Dentist, Pune
Doctor my age is 49 years. Last six month I am very depressed family problem .last month in my teeth blood is coming....
You should consider getting a professional cleaning done by the dentist. The bleeding is due to the gums getting inflamed and bothering you.
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Top Five Tips From The Dentist For Diabetics

BDS, Diploma in Hospital Administration, Diploma in Pharmacy
Dentist, Delhi
Top Five Tips From The Dentist For Diabetics
Among the many health risks of diabetes is a decline in oral health that makes patients more vulnerable to gum disease. According to dental professionals, this happens because diabetes slows the body's circulation, making the gums more susceptible to infection. The metabolic disorder also increases glucose (sugar) levels in saliva, which fuels the growth of dental plaque that attacks the teeth and gums. To protect against the disorder, follow these simple tips.

1. Visit your dentist regularly.

Because diabetics are at a much higher risk of gum disease than the average patient, you should never miss a dental appointment. In fact, you should schedule regular checkups two to four times a year. With professional cleanings and regular examinations, common mouth conditions, such as ulcers, dry mouth, and infections can be controlled. To prevent bouts of low blood sugar, it may be a good idea to eat before you see your dentist. It is also crucial that you inform him or her of any oral problems you may be having -- no matter how minor they may seem.

2. Follow a strict oral hygiene regimen.

All diabetics should and really must brush and floss daily, preferably after every meal. This will help remove the plaque that can cause gum disease, thereby lowering your risk for mouth ulcers and infections. It is recommended that you complete your oral hygiene routine at least three times a day. Because your risk of oral infection is elevated, it is important to avoid aggressive brushing that can cause cuts and sores. You may even want to use a soft-bristled brush or an electric model for a safer, more comfortable brushing experience.

3. Control your blood sugar.

As we mentioned, sugar stimulates plaque growth, which causes tooth decay and gum disease. Because diabetics have more glucose (sugar) in their blood, they also tend to have a lot more plaque on their teeth. But if you can keep your blood sugar low, you can reduce your risk of periodontal disease.

4. Don't smoke.

In a perfect world, nobody would smoke -- especially people with diabetes. The unhealthy activity causes a laundry list of serious complications, including oral infections and periodontal diseases. According to dental professionals, smoking can more than double your risk of cavities and infections.

5. Clean your dentures.

If you have diabetes and you wear false teeth, you are more prone to developing oral thrush -- a fungal infection of the mouth. Typically caused by denture irritation or wear, thrush can be prevented with regular cleaning. It is also recommended that you remove your dentures in between meals to give any irritated tissue the opportunity to heal. Your dentist might also advise you to limit your sugar intake when your mouth is bothered or raw.
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Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Chennai
Chewing a sugarless gum after your meal for around 20 minutes freshens your breath and also make the leftover food particles cling to it.
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I have a cavity in my mouth. What should I do?

BDS
Dentist,
Kindly get it filled. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique and maintain your oral hygiene.
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MDS
Dentist, Nashik
Proper flossing is essential to remove the plaque and remaining food particles from the mouth, where the toothbrush cannot reach easily i.e. between the teeth and under the gumline. 
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How do I stop cavity I am getting black spots on my teeth on top.

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist,
MASTER KEY TO AVOID CAVITY.Do brush twice a day with flouride paste. Go for regular cleaning and chek up with dentist
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What is Root Canal Treatment?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
What is Root Canal Treatment?

What is a root canal?

Root canal is a layman's term to describe a dental procedure that is performed to preserve a tooth that is at risk of being lost due to deep decay, infection, or other forms of trauma. Endodontic therapy or root canal treatment are the dental terms to describe this procedure. Root canal treatment is the removal of the infection-prone contents within the tooth and its roots. Subsequently, the resulting space is filled with an inert material to prevent infection. This treatment thoroughly disinfects the tooth's inner space. Root canal treatment enables a tooth to remain intact to function and serve its purpose in the mouth despite losing its vitality. Vitality is the tooth's ability to sense pain, pressure, or temperature. Prior to the implementation of root canal treatment, if a tooth had a large cavity or was abscessed, the only option was extraction of the bad tooth. All in all with Root Canal Treatment, we get to preserve a natural tooth and restore good dental health.

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I am suffering from gingivitis. Please suggest medication.

BDS
Dentist,
Gingivitis can not be cure until the cause is cured. You need a cleaning and then 3 to 5 days of drug course.
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Hi I want to know about adenoid hypertrophy I have six year old kid he has mouth breathing problem as per ex ray examin and local doctor consult suggested to me operate that but as we know in large adenoid automatically remove after teen age apart from mouth breathing kid don' t have any other problem so please suggest we operate that or wait for teenage once that automatically resolved Thanks in advance

MDS - Orthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Porbandar
Adenoids if causing trouble then are suppose to be removed before 10 yrs of age. Which u will be advised by ENT surgeon. And once u get operated u shud visit an orthodontist for correcting mouth breathing with simple removable appliances and then braces if required after 12 yrs of age.
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I am 34 years old last year doctor has operate tongue cancer after operation radiation also last 15 days I have ulcer in my mouth so any problem.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am 34 years old last year doctor has operate tongue cancer after operation radiation also last 15 days I have ulcer...
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may consult me in person. Dental tips: - visit a dentist every six months. Gargle your mouth thoroughly after every meal. Scrub gently to clean your tongue with a tongue cleaner. Floss all your teeth inter dentally & brush twice daily, morning & night, up & down short vertical strokes, with ultra-soft bristles, indicator brush.
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I had a yellowish blend of teeth even after using many toothpaste, mouthwash the color is still yellow Seeking opinion for whitening teeth

BDS - Orthodontist, Root Canal, Cosmetic & Aesthetic Dentist, MScD, PGDMLS
Dentist, Bhopal
You may opt for bleaching after cleaning. Veneers can be an option for front teeth if the problem is deep staining secondary to a disorder of tooth formation.
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BDS, Certified Endodontist, Certified Implantologist
Dentist, Siliguri
Tongue cleaning is as important as brushing and flossing. Use of a proper tongue scraper every morning will remove tongue plaque and freshen your breath.
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I have food calculus in teeth what should I do ?

Post Graduate Certificate In Endodontics (P.G.C.E), BDS
Dentist,
I have food calculus in teeth what should I do ?
Hello . If you have calculus deposits, the you should get your teeth cleaned professionally by dentist.
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According to my dr, My mom need teeth replacement fir front side lower teeth, due to some problem. My dentist advised to do bridge type implantation (two teeth between two no. Of caps both sides). I want to know is it reliable for life time? If No. Thn what period of time can this im.

BDS
Dentist, Lucknow
According to my dr,
My mom need teeth replacement fir front side lower teeth, due to some problem.
My dentist advised...
To guarantee any thing in health matters is quite debatable as there is no surety for anything none of the doctors will be able to ow your body will react to specific treatment. Although treatment adviced by your dentist is good. Again no guarantee as nobody will be able to figure out that in how much time these teeth can wear off. But if you r going for good quality (zirconia) bridge it will last for near about 10-15 yrs. Let me also tell you that zirconia bridges are on of yhe most expensive bridges. You can opt for signature bridges which also last for 5-7 yrs. You can choose according to your budget.
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I'm 49 years male and acute diabetic for the past 15 years. Most of my teeth are lost and jawbone also get loosing. Due to this, my dentist told that fixing of artificial teeth is not possible to me as my jawbone is not having enough strength to hold or clip the artificial tooth. I am in a great mental agony now. Please advise me a remedy for me. Kindly advise me the dentist who are advanced in such problems to treat

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I'm 49 years male and acute diabetic for the past 15 years. Most of my teeth are lost and jawbone also get loosing. D...
It may be difficult if your natural teeth and not firm enough to support artificial teeth. But we can take x-ray scans to check for quality of your jaw bone and can advise you implant provided you hav controlled diabetes and if there is no major contraindication for implant. You can consult me in clinic to evaluate for possibility of giving artificial teeth.
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Gums pain and bleeding which cause painful teeth. What should I do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist,
Gums pain and bleeding which cause painful teeth. What should I do?
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning along with surgical, gum strengthening procedure. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash after every meals. Use pepsodent tooth paste & gum paint for 2 to 3 weeks. Advance procedures can be done with laser. You may consult me in person. Dental tips: - visit a dentist every six months for cleaning and a thorough dental check-up. Limit sugary food to avoid tooth decay. Gargle your mouth thoroughly after every meal. Scrub gently to clean your tongue with a tongue cleaner. Floss all your teeth inter dentally & brush twice daily, morning & night, up & down short vertical strokes, with ultra-soft bristles, indicator brush. Tooth brush to be changed every 2 months.
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